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Trauma-Informed in Education - Training Series

Bringing together proven systematic behavioral communication and conflict resolution strategies to diffuse, calm and heal so that schools become more resilient.  Series Flyer

Youth Suicide Prevention - New Training Module in Hour Zero Online

September is Suicide Prevention MonthSuicide is the second leading cause of death among young people.  SIA and Hour-Zero have launched a new training module to help school staff address the growing concerns of youth suicide.  This module is now available to all SIA members who have enrolled in Hour Zero.  www.hour-zero.comHour Zero is provided at no cost to SIA Members.  To enroll your district, please contact Jennifer McCain at jmccain@sia-jpa.org

 

Community Matters! Security is not safety
Title IX and Sex Discrimination
Title IX and Sex Discrimination

"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance."

Active Shooter Preparedness Resources

Active shooter situations are unpredictable and evolve quickly. Because of this, individuals must be prepared to deal with an active shooter situation before law enforcement officer arrive on the scene.

School Parade Participation Guidelines

Student participation in school parades is a long standing tradition, which can vary from marching bands to a group of walking students and/or staff to the parading of homecoming queens and kings and student constructed floats.  While parades serve as an important community event and inspirational activity for students, it is very important to recognize the risks associated with this type of event.

Lead Testing of Drinking Water in California Schools
Lead Testing of Drinking Water in California Schools

In an effort to further safeguard California's water quality, K-12 schools in the state can receive free testing for lead.  

Resources for Supporting Transgender Students

The U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, and the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights have jointly released a “Dear Colleague” letter and a document titled “Examples of Policies and Emerging Practices for Supporting Transgender Students.

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Training available online
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Training available online

The Basic Course required for annual pest management training is now available online.  Those using pesticides in schools are required to take the Healthy Schools Act training now available through the California Department of Pesticide Regulation.

For other links are resources, visit our IPM page.

Driving Safely in Winter
Driving Safely in Winter

Winter presents additional hazards when driving. Whether you are driving for your district or driving on your personal time, take precautions to keep yourself safe on the road.